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Sep 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
and his name was barack obama. four years later he is president, he became president of the united states. what are your ambitions? >> well, you know, it is very flattering but i don't put myself in the same league with president obama. >> he is quite a unique talent. i am going to be mayor of san antonio as long as the voters will have me. my tenure would end in 2017 so i will be there and run for reelection and be there, if i do a great job then i will look around and see what is possible, of course the challenge is that we are in texas, texas is very red state, we have 29 statewide offices and it is 29 to zero in terms of republicans and democrats, so we will see. we will see. >> joaquin, part of what we learned in your brother's speech last night was that your grand jury immigrated from mexico. >> right. >> never got past the fourth grade, both of you went to stanford and have law degrees from harvard. how did that happen? you know, our grandmother and everybody in our family worked very hard, so that we could have the very best opportunity possible and, you know, as julian told the s
CBS
Sep 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. ( cheers and applause ) >> gabby! gabby! >> pelley: after all, these conventions are in part a celebration of the american spirit. bob schieffer, the stakes really couldn't be higher for the democrats. there are 62 days until election day. they don't have many more opportunities like this one. >> reporter: well, you know, there's a very small number of americans, according to the polls, who simply have not made up their minds. that's who the president will be aiming this address at tonight. this thing is dead even. very few people in the key battleground states are going to be the ones who decide how this election comes out. that's what this is all about. all of this has been planned for this night, for the president to lay out for the american people where he wants to take the country. over the next four years. >> pelley: norah o'donnell, the cohost of "cbs this morning" is down on the convent
CBS
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, god bless you. and god bless these united states. ( cheers and applause ). . >> pelley: president obama making his case for a second term as president of the united states. tell the audience essentially that we're all on a journey together, that progress has been made and he urged everyone in the hall to build on it. mrs. obama and the obama's daughters malia, age 14, who started high school this week. and sasha, of course, age 11. and here is joe biden and his wife, dr. jill biden joining the obamas. bob schieffer, a classic barack obama speech but there was one line in particular that i heard that i'm not sure i have ever heard a president say. he said, "i'm proud of what we've achieved together, but i am far more mindful of my own failings." >> reporter: yeah, and i think that was an effort to say to people and to answer people who talked about, you know, that he had called for hope and change and he had built up people's hopes, and maybe beyond expectations that he could actually deliver on. it was a speech that did, as we were told it would, draw contrasts between these two
CBS
Sep 6, 2012 4:00am EDT
% of all west nile cases in the united states. aerial pesticide spraying last month in and around dallas dramatically reduced the mosquito population. in july, half of the mosquitoes tested positive for west nile, now it's just 5%. but doctors believe the number of reported cases will increase because weeks can pass before people infected with west nile develop serious symptoms. dr. beth bell of the centers for disease control and prevention expects the outbreak to last until october. >> oh, it takes a little time for people after they get sick to go to the doctor, to get the blood test. what we're counting are cases of illness which occurred several weeks ago. >> and that's not the total number of people who may be sick from west nile virus. the cdc says hundreds more people probably have become ill but just never went to a doctor. anna werner, cbs news, dallas. >>> quick break now on a thursday morning. when we come back, central american shakeup. a major earthquake rattles sending people running. this is the morning news. donut! chips, chips,...! silence those tempting thoughts with n
CBS
Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
as president of the united states. >> reporter: so, his message of hope and change might have evolved, but he has that charisma, the power behind the podium, he delivered a solid speech last night. the other speaker, of course, vice president joe biden, highlights coming up later. >> thank you. >>> virginia governor is saying that the president's well- spoken words are not enough. republican bob mcdonnell is saying that white house policies are burdening states. >> the biggest thing i hear is from the small business people saying that the tax and policies are oppressive and punitive and it makes it harder to create jobs. we have the lowest number of new start up businesses in america in 30 years based on this president's policy. so, that's the most disturbing actor. >> the governor was in charlotte, north carolina, when i spoke with him yesterday. he was there as part of a group called president barack obama is not working. that put republicans in place to respond to speeches from the democratic national convention. >>> an investigation is underway in a police shooting. it happened last night
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